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TITLE 25HEALTH SERVICES
PART 1DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES
CHAPTER 414RIGHTS AND PROTECTIONS OF PERSONS RECEIVING MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER LABUSE, NEGLECT, AND EXPLOITATION IN LOCAL AUTHORITIES AND COMMUNITY CENTERS
RULE §414.555Information To Be Provided to Victim or Alleged Victim and Others

(a) Each local authority and community center shall promulgate and implement policies and procedures that meet the requirements of this section.

(b) As soon as possible, but no later than 24 hours following notification of an allegation by the investigatory agency, the administrator or contractor CEO shall notify the alleged victim and the alleged victim's guardian or parent (if the alleged victim is a minor) of the allegation.

(c) The administrator or contractor CEO shall ensure that the victim or alleged victim, guardian, or parent (if the victim or alleged victim is a minor) is notified of:

  (1) the finding and any decisions made after review and/or appeal of the finding;

  (2) the method to appeal the finding, if any;

  (3) how to receive a copy of the investigative report; and

  (4) if the allegation is confirmed, the disciplinary or other action taken against the perpetrator.


Source Note: The provisions of this §414.555 adopted to be effective July 1, 2001, 26 TexReg 4708

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